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Xalient wins at UK IT Industry Awards, Specialist Vendor of the Year 2020

Global network services provider Xalient is proud to have been named Specialist Vendor of the Year at the 2020 UK IT Industry Awards. 


The UK IT Industry Awards are the largest and most well-known event in the technology industry calendar, hosted by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and Computing magazine. The awards celebrate organisational and individual excellence, recognising those who are inspiring the next generation of IT professionals and helping to shape the future of IT, technology and digital society.


Xalient beat stiff competition to take home the Specialist Vendor of the Year award, which recognises excellence in the provision of IT systems by a specialist supplier that has achieved significant business success in the past 12 months.


Over the past 12 months, Xalient has demonstrated a solid platform for future growth, acquiring large global clients, processes, a sound financial footing, an innovative portfolio and growing market reputation. This has seen a significant rise in both brand awareness and demand for Xalient’s solutions and services, sparking new conversations and bolstering revenues. 


Speaking of the award win, Sherry Vaswani, CEO at Xalient commented:


“Naturally we’re thrilled to have received this award. Xalient has enjoyed a strong year in 2020, so to be recognised as the industry’s best Specialist Vendor is a huge honour. These awards showcase some of the most inspiring and best in our industry, and to be recognised at the highest national level is a great achievement for the team. 


Xalient was built on a foundation of specialising in new, disruptive network technologies and services to help organisations transform and secure their networks – something that has become ever more important in these challenging times. This award gives us the confidence going into 2021 that we’re heading in the right direction, as we continue to strive to deliver more and more ambitious network transformation projects for our customers.”


The winners of the UK IT Industry Awards were announced November 11, in a virtual awards ceremony. The Awards comprised 31 categories, recognising the IT industries top companies and leaders for their outstanding efforts at a time when IT and digital services are playing a critical role during the COVID-19 pandemic. A complete list of all the UK IT Awards winners can be found here.


About Xalient

Xalient is a disruptive network transformation company that specialises in software-defined networking, cloud security and unified communications, providing an innovative and independent alternative to traditional service providers. Our services are provided to large and global enterprises through a range of consulting and managed services, delivered from our offices in the UK and USA.

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